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Gozel Bayramli’s case shows Baku once again using spurious charges and political detention to silence dissent, critics say.
Police say Afgan Mukhtarli illegally crossed the Georgian border, while he claims to have been abducted from Tbilisi.
Decades in the making, Baku-Tbilisi-Kars could further isolate Armenia.
Status of those sent for STD treatment unclear, as more allegations emerge about police torture of gays and transgender women.
The Czech weapons that have appeared in Azerbaijan might indicate that Central Europeans are finally learning the realpolitik games of the West.
Activists draw parallel to last spring’s brutal crackdown on Chechen gays.
A representative from German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party allegedly received payments as part of the money-laundering operation.